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and eric? >> the world's most rabid apple fans are in san francisco for the start of mac world, and cornell bernard is live at mascone center where hollywood is represented there. >> the big show is back in san francisco in a few short hours and the doors will on for mac world. it is called the ultimate i fan event with lots of star power. mac world is one of san francisco's biggest trade shows, of course, and 30,000 people attending from all over the world. apple is no longer associated with mac world since 2009 but there is the next best thing, ashton kutcher will be here playing the late steve jobs in a new movie this spring. and, musicians "will i am" will be here talking about technology and gadgets, and such a history after 29 years and there be no more big rollouts, the i-fans are here and create the bigs and cannot wait to immerse themselves in everything mac. big bucks for san francisco $23 million in revenue over the three days and mac world wraps up on saturday. live in san francisco this morning. >> 24th year, parents of a missing teen and their supporters led a march through th
to be announced by the mayor today. >> good morning, eric. there are 3,500 restaurants in san francisco, believe it or not, and many like sparky here in castro on church street is a favorite but finding a restaurant can be a challenge, a good restaurant. many log on to sites like yelp to make it easier and you can tell how clean and safe a restaurant is. yelp is partnering with san francisco's health department to provide inspection information for the public. it is all in the name of transparency and food safety. many customers love it. >> we want to know it is place has a bad health rating. >> if you go somewhere and it is gross...you don't go there. there are enough places to go you can make your own decision. >> she is not wild about it and prefers to go on first impression. the mayor will announce the partnership with yelp later today at a news conference in washington, dc, where he is attending the conference of mayors. it will be online first and san francisco leading of way the first city in the nation to provide that information. a lot of helpful information. live in the castro for abc7
san francisco police are investigating a sexual assault involving 49er michael crabtree. they say is happened in a san francisco hotel a few hours after the playoff game against green bay. crabtree has not been detained or arrested and he's cooperating with police. it's bad timing. crabtree is with the team in atlanta this morning. last night the team released this statement: we are aware of the allegation against michael and understands that he has fully cooperated with authorities. the. >>ers take such matters very seriously. fans are shocked to hear of the investigation. abc7 news reporter has more from the san francisco hall of justice. >> san francisco police say this alleged sexual assault happened just hours after last saturday's match-up between the green bay packers. police say it happened at a hotel in san francisco. >> our special victim unit is investigating the case. michael crabtree has been interviewed with his lawyer and is very cooperative regarding the investigation. >> police are still putting together details in this investigation and are yet to determine if t
it sideswiped the tower, closest to the island on the san francisco side. it damaged the hull. this is a double-hulled ship. but this is being described as "close call" by the environmental groups. >> the currents are moving fast and a lot of damage can happen when oil is on the water. >> abc7 has come up with information on the bar pilot. he is 61-year-old guy kleess with 30 years of maritime experience mostly on oil tappers for exxon and became a bar pilot in 2005 and in 2010 his license was put on "hold" because federal regulators denied a request for a medical wave. we do not have details on the medical condition. that will come out in the next few days and weeks as the investigation into his performance yesterday continues. another factor could have been the fog. we are told it wasn't there and it came on strong and suddenly yesterday here on san francisco bay. >> thank you. the damage to the bridge is superficial. the fender designed to protect the towers did its job clearly. we were there minutes after the 750' long tanker sideswiped the sixth tower of the western span. the ship and the
's office did confirm with us that in fact a 16-year-old girl from south san francisco was shot. she's in stable condition this morning. and it all stems from a shooting, as you said that's correct happened late last night about 10:30 right across the street from the high school in this relatively quiet milbrae neighborhood. let's get to you the video we have from the scene last night. we are here at santa theresa and park boulevard. police were combing the area for more than an hour searching for the shooter and police aren't saying whether they have anybody in custody. initial reports are the girl was shot in her abdomen and thigh. we can't get that confirmed but within the last 30 minutes the public information officer from the sheriff's office confirmed with us indeed a 16-year-old girl was shot and she is in stable condition. that's the latest from milbrae. kira klapper, abc7 news. >> we are glad the girl is doing okay. thank you, kira. >>> oakland police are investigating a shooting that has left two people injured. police respond today 68th avenue and mcarthur boulevard around
it is astonishing, the san francisco chronicle is reporting that the city's overtime payment went $18 million over budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year of 25 top overtime earners who work for the city, 22 worked for muni. ten supervisors made more than $100,000 in overtime. bringing their pay to more than $200,000 for the year so they worked 80 hour work weeks every single week of the year. we have a breakdown of the pay for a mechanic whose base salary was $106,000. he put in for 1,954 hours of over time. an average person worked 2,000 a year so the mechanic got paid for work 4,000 hours in one year. at $83.85 an hour he made $163,842 in overtime. with add-ons he made more than $293,000 for the year. this happened during the first year of lee's mayor, and san francisco police and fire departments overpaid in overtime and those departments along with muni spent $154 million for that fiscal year in overtime. >> thank you. oakland officials will make a major announcement declaring a local state of emergency to seek outside help over a wave of violence with a recent attack involving a drive-by shooti
in town. he is not even from senate he -- from san francisco, he is from utah. in the meantime, all week long, keep an eye on facebook and twitter, and i will post the more interesting behind-the-scenes photos and tidbits of our trip here including what i had for dinner last night on facebook so check that out unless you are starving then you will want to hold off because it will make your mouth water. >> super cool. love the behind-the-scenes stuff. >> we have an entire team at the super bowl. along with katie and larry beil and mike shumann and wayne freedman are there to bring the best coverage during super bowl week. also, they will tweet behind the scenes updates at abc7 news bay area with a slide show of the activity in new orleans an abc7news.com. >> she had shrimp, po boy and seafood gumbo. >> organizers of san francisco's beta breakers race are scrambling to find new financing. now live to the city with more on that. amy? >> the vase in trouble and the clock is ticking. the race will start right here at howard on may 19. they have less than four months. according to the "san fra
arrangements. this is going to be tough. >> san francisco police released a picket of the man suspected of killing a dog during a robbery. 35-year-old laurice barrett stole money from a woman in san francisco's tenderloin and when her dog started fighting, he threw the 12-year-old dog into traffic. it died. there is $12,000 reward. >> farmers have to wait to find out if the cold snap did major damage to the crops, freezing temperatures can endanger everything from green vegetables to sit -- citrus fruits. they are trying to raise the temperatures by setting fires which can make the difference between a profitable harvest and losing millions. >> i don't know if it is too little too late but we are warming up. we will take every little bit. >> we will find out when that warm up is coming. it cannot be too soon for some of us. >> especially the farmers and those who pay higher prices. >> the warming trend in the morning lags behind the afternoon warming trend because the nights are too long for the warmth to spill over so you see temperatures close to yesterday. this morning we have frost
are treating the death as suspicious. >>> about 150 people came together in san francisco's mission district demanding a stop to violence against women. demonstrators carried banners as they marched. it came after a woman escaped from a would-be rapist on sunday morning. the woman fought the man off and screamed for help. he went away after neighbors opened their windows and turned on the lights. the victim got the word out about her ordeal through social media. >>> in apartment residents have released surveillance video in hopes of identifying the person who has been stealing their mail. the tape shows two people breaking into the building on goff street. the thieves then stole the contents of the mailboxes. the police did not respond until yesterday after the same two people broke in again. >> this is a very busy city so we have to prioritize a lot of our calls. we have a and b and c priorities. as much as we would like to be everywhere, it's very difficult. >> residents say police told them postal inspectors would have to handle the incident since the theft was from inside the mailbox. >>
could be played in new orleans but san francisco officials are putting together plans to keep celebrations here from getting out of hand in case the niners win. or "when" the niners win. >> good morning, eric. city hall is fine tuning the super bowl playbook, the what if's if a super bowl win from buses to beer cans. what about a victory parade. the mayor said we will talk about that later. >> fans were pumped at the win on sunday and peaceful and nonviolent unlike the mayhem that marred the giants victory when cars were overturned and a muni bus smashed. lessons have been learned and the player will visit local sports bars, next week, suggesting they serve something else rather than hard liquor the police asking them to sell cans, not bottles. they are working with muni. hopes of containing crowds for the judgment embryo tron have been nixed by the nfl law. >> big decision. we will respect it. i would love to have that opportunity because it could help us center the celebrations but we will keep the city safe. >> we will ensure we use the right type of buses. we will not have
-50's to mid-60's. sue? >> we go to san francisco fire crews still out between oak street between octavia and goth with a fire there so avoid that area with fire crews on the scene. otherwise, we have only road work at dumbarton bridge eastbound until 6:00 this morning. we do not see slowing to the newark area. and san jose, northbound 280 road work, there is a sand barrel they are repairing until 7:30 this morning so the on-ramp is closed. >> new this morning the oakland city council has voted to hire the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting m
is donating proceeds from the show to stow and his family. >>> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusations against crabtree stemmed from an encounter with a woman at a hotel nearly two weeks ago after the team's win over green bay. the d. a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute. the 49ers issued a statement saying michael and the team can now move this behind us and move forward. >>> berkeley police warn against a coach that plays on people's good nature and they steal their cell phones. here's how it works. someone comes up to you and asks you to use your cell phone because a family member is sick. once you hand it over they take off either on foot or in the car. >>> japan's airways has cancelled all flights between san jose and tokyo through mid-february because of the ongoing problems with boeing's 787 dreamliner. the first flight was captured on video earlier this month. regulate doors between japan and the u.s. grounded the new jumbo jets after a series of problems, including fi
proved she did it by deception. in the wake of the 2010 scandal the san francisco district attorney was forced to dismiss 500 drug-related cases. >> repair work will begin on the bay bridge tower bunker -- bumper damaged in a collision. part of the bumper around the base was crushed when "overseas raymar" sideswiped it on january 7. crews were replace the fender on the butcher. the repair will take 4 1/2 months and cost up to $3 million. abc7 news reporter will have more in a live report. >> long inauguration day, and night, for the president and first ahead but they ended on a sweet notice. ♪ i'm lovin' you >> they slow danced as jennifer hudson safer maded them and they joined 40,000 including military members at two galas including performers katy perry and the cast of "glee." today, lady gaga will perform at a private function held for the campaign staff. he took time to thank troops serving overseas during the inaugural ball and held a video chat. >> we know the incredible sacrifices and challenges you meet every single day. but i can tell you, you have a room full of patriot
the largest light sculpture. our reporter is live in san francisco with a look at the first segment of the project. >> a lot of you watching this are just starting the day. they are up there wrapping their day up working all night, installing the first of 25,000 l.e.d. lights with upclose access to their work overnight. look at this. the team on the project says it will be the largest light sculpture. it will be almost two miles wide and 500' high honoring the 75th anniversary of the bridge. a lot of thought has gone into the details. >> intelligent lighting. each can be controlled individually with a lost accuracy. that is what is unique. that involves a big network and data and things that most people do not want to be aware of. >> the land is to finish the construction in february and you will see the finished product on the western span of the year. it will be here for two years and they were flip the switch march 5, two months from tomorrow. >> amy, thank you. friends and family of a missing 19-year-old petaluma girl resume their search in lake tahoe area after last being seen
lobbying against laws that restrict access to guns. >> thank you. a state lawmaker from san francisco is introducing a bill aimed at reducing gun violence in california. democratic senator wants to bolster the assault weapons ban. it calls for banning the use of bullet buttons that allow shoot wees to change magazines quickly on military-style rifles. the bill bans the use of magazines that contain more than ten bullets. the national rifle association has not responded to a request for a comment. >> gun violence claimed the life in east palo alto with a second victim in critical condition a block from east palo alto police headquarters. police say a 24-year-old was killed after being shot several times. a second man showed up at the medical center with wounds believed from the same shooting. investigators are looking for a motive and suspects in the case. >> police are looking for a plank robber and asking for help identifying the criminal novato. the robbery happened thursday before 4:00 when this man entered the west america bank. no weapon was used or seen. no one was injured. the
't hold it out. >> this is a full day for san francisco police who congius indicated thousands of dollars of nfl bootlegged merchandise, which is big business especially during playoff games. and they also posed as fans of both teams hoping to catch those going too far with their rivalry. >> this was our first pro ball we ever attended together. 49ers had such a great season and for them to finally pull ahead and hopefully advance is fantastic to see. >> yeah, awesome. 49ers! >> fran police made an untold number of arrests for bad behavior and a number of spectators were ejected from the stadium for bothering other fans. from candlestick park, john alston, abc7 news. >> if you did not have the hundreds of dollars to buy the ticket to the game, you could go out and watch with crowds of 49ers fans and even a few cheese heads. sergio has that part of the story. >>> just minutes before kickoff we met 49ers fan dominique and packers fan andrew. they packed into this public along with hundreds of other football fans. they came here because of a mutual friend. >> one of my friends told me he had
. the toll plaza shows no metering lights just lights to san francisco with in fog. >> hockey fans, good news. businesses in the south bay are gearing up for the return of national hockey league action after a bitter lock outwas lifted but will the fans return with so season return? >> well, this is where the shacks will practice, the sharks ice here. will the fans be back? if history is any indication there is in doubt, they will be back. since they got here to the pavilion they have packed hp to 90 percent capacity each season and 96 percent capacity all but three years so they will be back. the sharks show a season starting with the nhl and players reaching a agreement after 113-day lock out a ten year agreement. it is not official but considered a done deal. >> the details of this need to be put to paper. we have to cross a lot t's and dot the i's. >> we are excited and we have been preparing for a variety of outcomes and we are happy this transpired. >> you mentioned the businesses down here and who is happiest. the bars and restaurants could be almost as happy as the players. this has b
in san francisco. residents are held at gunpoint by intruders in the outer richmond district a few hours ago on 40th avenue. the gunman reportedly got away with electronics and there are no reports of injury. abc7 news reporter will be back with another live report in half an hour. >> we have developing news, friends and family of a teen are searching for her in south lake tahoe as she vanished celebrating new year's eve. >> a woman was last seen at south lake tahoe but here the flyers are going up, and the 19-year-old, alyssa byrne 5' 7", black hair and blue eyes. this is no reason to believe she is near petaluma. this is alyssa byrne, a graduate of casa grande high school, missing since new year's eve where she went for the snow globe music festival. all her friends were staying at the hotel and she told a friend she had an argument with another friend at the concert but she was heard from after that. she just left new year's eve, and called men, i called her and she was on the bus home back to the hotel. >> she was hurt from and seen after that at 12:30 new year's morning and then not
of the partying. folks, be safe this morning. san francisco marked the arrival of the new year in style. abc 7 news reporter terry sweeney is live on the isle. >> happy new year to you. this is one of the spots that a lot of people came to check out the tracitional way of bringing in the new year. look at what i am talking about. talking about fireworks, folks. 250,000 people were expected to be piling up in the area in san francisco. we'll show a number of the fews. display of 4500 devices lasted 15 minutes and that is shorter than the 4th of july fireworks. the crowd on new year's eve is easy mood . s of other spots including here on treasure island with one message, here it is. happy new year! everything is nice and clean and beautiful. i like the people and food, it is great. >> that man in town from peru to enjoy the holiday. getting around town was busy. a luxor cab company offering a free ride from 10 to three . as far as b.a.r.t. goes, a lot of people taking advantage of it 250,000 rode that last year can about the same this year. a couple of arrests and people had to be taken to the h
" which is anchored in san francisco bay. we were over ahead when the coast guard investigators were on board yesterday interviewing the bar pilot, guy kleess, who was at helm when the accident occurred. he passed an alcohol test. a drug test result is pending. we will have more in 30 minutes. >> political leaders are tackling the issue of gun violence amid signs america is at a tipping point for taking action. vice president biden is holding high-level meetings today with victims groups, the n.r.a. and gun safety organizations. we are live in washington, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen. the obama administration does not want to lose momentum for new gun legislation. they think now is the time to act. the vice president is bringing together all the stakeholders at the white house this week. >> the white house is speeding up efforts for a consensus on new gun legislation. a task force on gun violence headed by vice president biden meets this week with people on both sides of the gun debate: victims groups and gun safety organizations today and the national rifle associat
the rain move in, possibly a cell moving over the bay. the bay bridge into san francisco. but the cold front makes its way through the afternoon hours. so 2:00 this afternoon most of us under rain. it will start to spread into concord and livermore where it will get cloudy and then as the front pushes through by 7:00, that's when we start to see things change and then turn into showers overnight into tomorrow. but look at sunday. it's actually looking pretty good. after 10:00 shower chances diminish and then we will see some sunny conditions even sunday afternoon into sunday evening. when all of this is over, rainfall totals not too much. mainly half an inch at the most. but look for up to .6-inch in the north bay and possibly up to.eight-inch along the coastal areas on the peninsula and the south bay and east bay .2 to .4-inch. a high of 53 in san rafael, 55 san francisco, 57 in san jose. look for upper 50s as well, mid-50s parts of monterey. and tomorrow overnight lows a little bit more moderate because of the cloud cover. so we will see more 40s and here's your accuweather seven-day
they rollover the bridge. tourists can make payments up to 30 days prior to the visit to san francisco. all electronics were approved to ease congestion. will it confusing? will there be glitches? perhaps. that is why the testing is starting so early. there will be a public service campaign next two weeks to let the public know what is going on, here on the bridge. live on the golden gate bridge this morning for abc7 news. >> thank you very much, cornell. >> another super bowl update. fans of interview with the vampire know new orleanss is famous for the dark side so diehard fans are looking at that side of the host city touring the famous cemeteries. katie marzullo joins us live from the superdome. inquire place else in the country this would be a strange tour but not not big easy. >> right, it does seem weird, superdome for super bowl, obvious tourist attraction but to visit a cemetery, but they are beautiful. they are intriguing. they are above ground. i met with a tour guide born and raised here and he gave me more than just the, we can't bury people in the swamp line. people know that.
on the peninsula down to san jose. microto mid 40s around oakland and san francisco. by the afternoon hours, you will want the sunglasses, low to mid 50s at the coast. also inland, mid to upper 50s with mostly sunny conditions around the bay. >> pretty light this morning. it's wednesday, kind of the off week with the holiday yesterday. 80 westbound as i make your way passed golden gate fields headlights there everything is moving at the limit. to the san mateo bridge, eastbound and westbound looking good as you make your way from hayward over to foster city and then in the eastbound direction, no problems. we do have, however, on the ramp toward jackson street a sig alert due to a water main break. one lane flooded at that off-ramp at jackson street right around santa clara. they hope to have that capped but for now it's very slow in the area. >> kristen: parts of the bay area have temperatures below freezing this morning as mike was saying. you might find it frigid outside your door. terry mcsweeney is live in san rafael where it's been in the 20s. i imagine it's still dipping. >> it gets colde
for the sixth time. kira klapper joins us live in san francisco. good morning, kira. >> good morning, carolyn. the fan friendszy is already in full swing, of course, in anticipation of today's game. can we call it fantiwipation? is that a word. the ferry building is lit up behind me in red. but let's get to the fans. yesterday we saw fans buying up anything red and gold that they could at the nfl college shop at pier 39. the store was just mobbed. one fan we spoke with knows exactly what she will be yelling at the tv come game time today. >> oh! oh! more! i will yell at moore. he can move it. ask kaepernick goes back, go back, go back, and he starts running, run it all way in! we love to see that. >> that is enthusiasm. pietrus's tavern in the nabbing can tina are gearing up for the big game. the sports bars on king street open at 9:00 a.m. employees expect fans will be lined up this morning wait to go get in. and north beach they will be open early. and reservations are already booked solid. carolyn, just seven hours to go. a little less than seven hours to go but who is downing in reporting
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of the abortion issue turned out yesterday in downtown san francisco in a pair of dueling rallies centered around the 30th anniversary of roe v. wade division. organization for the walk for life say 40,000 supporters were at the rally. that followed an earlier gathering at justin herman plaza. four decades after the legalization of abortion the debate continues. >> abortion hurts people and societies and children and it needs to be become unthinkable. >> they seem to think they should have control of what women do with their bodies and it isn't right. >> they say it was the largest turnout the march for life has ever had in its nine years in san francisco. >>> two people were rescued after their sailboat colighted with a tugboat towing a barge. it happened in the san francisco bay. the coast guard and sf fire responded. one person was suffering from hypothermia. we asked the coast guard if they knew how the accident happened. >> not right now. it's under investigation. the barge was told to go back into port and there's an investigating officer that will do interviews and an investigation on what
injuries and is undergoing rehabilitation now. >> a federal judge is expected to rule on san francisco's ban on public nudity the next two weeks. yesterday, act visits tried to overturn the ordinance. opponents ask the judge to block the law from going into effect february 1 and the city wants the case thrown out. the ban is a matter of public health but nudists say it is a violation of free speech the. >> this is part of the political speech. they are trying to advocate clothing opposital lifestyle. >> there are concerns about the harm people feel when they are exposed to nudity unusually. >> no decision was made the judge said he will issue a written ruling before the end of the month. >> they they are looking for volunteers to count the homeless population after relying on volunteers to tally the number of individuals living in cars or on the streets. volunteers must be 18 and required to complete a one hour training session. >> the county of sonoma is going solar. look at the panels which are new and located at one of the main government facilities along highway 12. a ribbon cuttin
this is abc7 news. >> good thursday morning. the embarcardero, san francisco, ferry building, gorgeous shot. no action for you expected here in san francisco. mike nicco is checking out would might be seeing some showers in the next few hours and maybe a little snow. he will check out live doppler 7 hd for you coming up. >> the accreditation of city college in san francisco is on the line. officials need more time for a report. drastic changes are needed to keep their accreditation or the school loses federal funding and may have to close. a trustee says they may not have enough time to comply with 14 recommendations by the march 15 deadline. the school is seeking to extend the deadline to offer the report. >> the kings may move to seattle in a $500 million deal. yahoo is reporting they would sell to san francisco-based investor and someone from microsoft. seattle lost the sonics when they moved to oklahoma city and johnson used to play in the nba the. >> the cheapest seats to the niner game going down in price surprisingly starting at $169 down $30 a ticket since monday. the most expensive
into san francisco. no delays. >> we are following breaking news in marin county with the sheriff is investigating the faith shooting of a teenager. this is look at the scene near drake avenue in marin city where the investigators are on the scene. a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed at an apartment complex after midnight. he did not live there and he was staying with family. there is no word on what led to the shooting. there have not been any arrests. investigators are questioning witnesses on the scene. our reporter is also there with a live report on the latest information in the next half hour. >> and the forecast is coming to fruition, people are waking up to below freezing conditions in parts of the bay area. amy is live in danville. amy? >> it is cold, kristen. you can feel it and see it. look what we found in downtown danville. it is not a common sight but frost on the cars. the east bay is one of the spots the cold is really hitting hard right new. life goes on, at high school in livermore there was a soccer game and loyal fans were there. but many brought comforts fro
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